Contracts Co-ordinator

Purpose

  • To support the centralised contracts process:
  • Conducting full reviews of Client terms of business and variation requests to group standard terms, on a global basis.
  • Assisting in negotiations to finalise terms.
  • Support internal stakeholders with a diverse range of commercial/contracts queries.
  • Conduct commercial analysis of existing contractual relationships.
  • Proactively assist in identifying commercially value-adding activities and deploying the same via structured team projects.

Responsibilities

  • Contractual Reviews
  • Review client terms of business and provide internal feedback to consultants - training and sector-specific insights will be provided.
  • Review of and advice on contractual data protection provisions relating to application of GDPR within client contracts (training will be provided) and other key legislative developments as relevant.
  • Review variation to standard Terms of Business requests and create letters of variation to go to Clients.
  • Effectively manage stakeholder expectations i.e. turnaround time frames. The ability to appropriately prioritise is essential.
  • Answer Terms of Business queries from consultants e.g. confirming commercial fee arrangements.
  • Follow up with internal stakeholders to aid in ensuring a smooth process from contract review to signature.
  • Assist with maintaining the contracts database and intranet content management.
  • Ad-Hoc
  • Assisting the Client Services Director with Business Intelligence/cross-selling research.
  • Understand standard best practice compliance requirements so as to assist fee-earners with compliance queries.

Person Specification

  • A good law degree (or conversion) from a strong university
  • Ideally, a minimum of 1 years' experience gained in a commercial business environment
  • The ability to be highly-organised and motivated with the determination to add value and contribute to a highly successful and close knit team
  • Keen attention to detail and a proven ability to deliver excellent standards of service to multiple stakeholders
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workloads
  • Able to develop and follow defined processes to achieve consistent results

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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